Thursday, October 6

Acupressure Point - Instant Relief Anxiety and Stress Tension

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. You may feel anxious, irritable or low in self esteem.  Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry, or unease etc.

 Here are a few related symptoms of stress that stand as warning signs:- Drepression  Sleeping Disordes, Nausea, Irritability etc.

Here is simple stretching and breathing exercises before proceeding with the acupressure session:-

Sit cross-legged: on the floor and take three deep breaths as if it originates from the navel. This will help energize the body and release all thoughts and concerns.


Exhale as: you come back to the previous position, lean forward and try to touch the ground. Hold for 3 seconds.

Inhale while: returning to the starting position. You keep your hands raised, he leaned to the left side while exhaling. Hold for 3 seconds.

Inhale as: you straighten your body. Now they lean to the right while exhaling. Hold for 3 seconds.

At home, stuck in traffic or stressed in the office, acupressure for anxiety provide immediate relief. Here are some points that you can take in your own massage to reduce anxiety, stress and general stress.

PC 6 Acupressure Point - From the wrist, measures three fingers down as shown in the picture on the right. Where your third finger touches the middle of your wrist is the acupuncture point. Take your thumb and apply firm pressure at this point until you feel a slight discomfort. 

Keep this pressure point and gently knead the thumb in a circular movement pressed for about 2 minutes. Do this for both wrists and anxiety will feel down immediately. This point is also good for nausea!

HT7 Acupressure Point: - Apply pressure with your thumb at the point where the wrist forms a fold by hand. Keep the acupressure point for about 2 minutes.

apply a generous amount of pressure. This point is good for relieving stress.


K1 Acupressure Point: - This is my favorite especially at night when I want a good night's sleep point. 

In a sitting position, crossing one leg over the opposite leg and rest your foot on his knee. 

Start with the thumb between the 2nd and 3rd toes and draw a line down until about a third of the way down the line foot. Push firmly in the middle of your foot (see photo). 

Ears gently Acupressure massage: - your ears with your thumb and forefinger. There is no exact pressure point so just give yourself a relaxing massage ear. 

Pull down gently on the lobes and rub the inner surface of the ear for about 2-3 minutes. When relax and massage the ear, you will be relieved and quiet all.


Caution: Only apply enough pressure to disrupt the normal flow of blood, but not too much that causes pain.

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